Agricultural Extension Explorer

by Ghenekar, Ashutosh, Atul Kumar Singh, K.K. Singh & Rakesh Kumar Sharma

ISBN: 9789354611445
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2022
Price : Rs. 8495.00
Biblio : vii+234 p., tabls., 25 cm

Author Profile

Atul Kumar Singh is Rural Agriculture Extension Officer at Department of Agriculture, Bemetara (C.G.). He has also worked as Agriculture expert level-1 in Kisan Call Centre, Jabalpur, Field Executive in BASIX Micro finance, Dewas and Block Coordinator in ATMA Project. He has received M.Sc. (Ag.) degree in 2009 in the field of Extension Education from JNKVV, Jabalpur (M.P.). He has qualified Ph.D. Exam of Banaras Hindu University during 2009-10 and National Eligibility Test (ASRB, ICAR) examination during 2011. Dr. K.K. Singh is Associate Professor in the Department of Transfer of Technology, Faculty of Agriculture, Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodaya Vishwavidyalaya, Chitrakoot (M.P.), He received his M.Sc. (Ag.) degree in 1985 in the field of Agriculture Extension and Ph.D. from Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur. Rakesh Kumar Sharma is an Assistant Director of Agriculture, Bilaspur (C.G.). He has also worked as Assistant Seed Certification Officer in CGSSCA, Raipur (C.G.). He has worked as Senior Surveillance Inspector and SRF in IGKV Raipur. He has received his M.Sc. (Ag.) degree in the field of Agronomy from IGKV Raipur. He has vast experience of teaching, research and extension activities. Ashutosh Ghanekar presently working in National Seeds Corporation Limited, I/C Area Manager Warangal. He completed his M.Sc. (Ag). degree in the field of Horticulture from I.G.A.U. Raipur, after selecting in JRF ICAR in 2006. He has published many articles, associated with K.V.K.s, extension activities and published Research paper.

About The Book

Today students are facing many competitive exams in which many questions related to agriculture extension is used to ask. All these examination are mostly objective based and students always look for study material that is ready to use and easy to grasp. The present book “Agricultural Extension Explorer” has been prepared in most simple and lucid manner. The main objective of this book is to help the reader to quickly grasp the facts comprehensively and systematically from various branch of agriculture extension like communication, extension education, programme planning, management, social research methodology, adult education, sociology and psychology. Hope this book would be highly useful for those appearing in the competitive examinations such as Agricultural Research Services (ARS), National Eligibility Test (NET), State Eligibility Test (SET), Banking, Civil Services and other related examinations. Beside this, it will also useful for fellow teachers, researchers and development officers for references and easy answering of many complicated questions.

Table of Contents

Preface v 1. Agricultural Communication Media and Information Technology 1 <br/> 2. Agricultural Extension Education 31 <br/> 3. Programme Planning and Rural Development in Agriculture 51 <br/> 4. Management in Agriculture Extension 149 <br/> 5. Training and Social Research Methodology 163 <br/> 6. Adult Education 185 <br/> 7. Rural Sociology and Educational Psychology 193 <br/> 8. Miscellaneous 207 <br/> Abbreviations 227 <br/> Abbreviations 227